cant hook


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cant hook

[′kant ‚hu̇k]
(design engineering)
A lever with a hooklike attachment at one end, used in lumbering.
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Anyway, now you know as much as I do about peaveys and cant hooks.
Cant hooks are invaluable if you're going to do much work with logs.
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It took both of us to roll an oak log onto the carriage with cant hooks.